LED headlights continue to harm sight

Experts say that LED lights can cause accidents and can also lead to permanent vision loss. Data suggests that no action is being taken against people who install bright headlights on their vehicles. A comparative study by Bengaluru Traffic Police indicated that booked cases of dazzling headlights have reduced from 84276 in 2019 to just […]

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Six metro stations still await foot over bridges

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has cleared tenders for foot over bridges at six metro stations, but can’t do anything because there is no space. A train arrives at Yeshwanthpur railway station. A crowd rushes towards Yeshwanthpur metro station. In the middle of the crowd, a girl, about 12 years old is clutching tightly […]

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Every two in three pedestrian deaths occur in arterial roads

Bangalore has the third-highest number of pedestrian deaths among the eight metro cities in India. By Arghyadeep Dutta Arterial roads of Bengaluru are still the most dreadful roads to cross, as in 2018, the roads claimed the lives of nearly two-third of the pedestrian crashes. The data was obtained by a Non-Governmental Organization -The Footpath […]

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Bengaluru riders: Catch them if you can

Now you can see ‘Wheelie Wonka’ in Bengaluru! You may have come across many riders who are always in a rush, whose driving can prove fatal in many cases, but rarely would you have seen police catching them. By Vivek Madhu Bengaluru: Stunt-biking enthusiasts in the city are flouting traffic norms and endangering others’ lives. […]

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First aid kits missing in BMTC buses

Several BMTC buses in Bangalore have empty first-aid kits which can be dangerous in the case of an emergency. By Batchu Rushali The widely used Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses lack the medical aid to deal with minor accidents and emergencies, which is putting the passengers’ lives at risk. The Central Motor Vehicles Act […]

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